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  • Tuesday May 02nd, 2017
    A Lancaster man who was convicted of the 1985 murder of Mary Keyser Harding has recently been granted parole. Emerson Stevens was convicted in 1986, and then was sentenced to 169 years in prison. He has been incarcerated at Greenville Correctional Center. Now, Stevens is expected to be released after May 18th. He will be released to another locality. His release comes after the Innocence ...
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  • Tuesday May 02nd, 2017
    Expanding water and sewer service areas will be the subject of a public hearing of the Middlesex Board of Supervisors, set for this evening at 7 in the historic courthouse in Saluda. The current plan is to pipe water from two wells at Rosegill near Urbanna to Stingray Point in Deltaville and serve the areas in between. Multiple extensions and water mains serving several large ...
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  • Monday May 01st, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia health officials are encouraging residents to help combat the spread of the Zika virus as mosquito season begins. The Virginia Health Department’s Zika website provides information about how residents can take precautions against the mosquito-borne illness. Zika can cause serious birth defects in pregnant women. There have been 115 reported cases of Zika in Virginia since December 2015. Those have all been ...
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  • Monday May 01st, 2017
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Gov. Terry McAuliffe is headed to Mexico to try and drum up more business for Virginia. The governor is traveling to Mexico Tuesday through Thursday for economic development meetings. McAuliffe, a Democrat, has been a frequent world traveler while in office and has been a big booster of international trade. The governor’s visit comes as President Donald Trump has sent mixed signals about his ...
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  • Friday April 28th, 2017
    A Callao man pleaded guilty to three counts of possession of child pornography with intent to distribute. The guilty plea by Charles Ward, JR comes about a year after he was first taken into custody on the charges. He ws taken into custody immediately after the guilty plea in Northumberland County Court, and now Ward will serve two consecutive five-year sentences, totaling 10 years, in ...
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  • Friday April 28th, 2017
    It was just another in a long series of State Corporation Commission hearings that have been held over the past 18 months, regarding Dominion Power’s application to erect towers across the Rappahannock River. But this one was a little different. Martha Little is the deputy director of stewardship for the Virginia Outdoor Foundation. Little was one of the first to testify during the public comments ...
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  • Thursday April 27th, 2017
    The Lancaster school board Wednesday night voted to accept the recommendations from the ad hoc school facilities committee to build a new middle and high school, and to renovate the current middle school which will then become the elementary school. According to the Rappahannock Record, the board also voted in favor of requesting a one-cent tax increase from the board of supervisors, and to request ...
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